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Classical mythology

Author
Morford, Mark P. O., 1929- author.
Title
Classical mythology / Mark P.O. Morford, Robert J. Lenardon, Michael Sham.
Format
Book
Edition
Eleventh edition.
Published
New York : Oxford University Press, [2019]
©2019
Description
xxii, 721, I-43 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Other contributors
Lenardon, Robert J., 1928- author.
Sham, Michael, author.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: pt. ONE. The Myths of Creation: The Gods
  • 1. Interpretation and Definition of Classical Mythology
  • Appendix to Chapter 1: Sources for Classical Mythology
  • 2. Historical Background of Greek Mythology
  • 3. Myths of Creation
  • 4. Zeus' Rise to Power: The Creation of Mortals
  • Appendix to Chapter 4: Parallels in Myths of Greece and the Ancient Near East
  • 5. The Twelve Olympians: Zeus, Hera, and Their Children
  • 6. The Nature of the Gods and Greek Religion
  • 7. Poseidon, Sea Deities, Group Divinities, and Monsters
  • 8. Athena
  • 9. Aphrodite and Eros
  • 10. Artemis
  • Additional Reading: Euripides' Hippolytus
  • 11. Apollo
  • Additional Reading: The Homeric Hymn to Pythian Apollo
  • 12. Hermes
  • 13. Dionysus, Pan, Echo, and Narcissus
  • 14. Demeter and the Eleusinian Mysteries
  • 15. Views of the Afterlife: The Realm of Hades
  • 16. Orpheus and Orphism: Mystery Religions in Roman Times
  • pt. TWO. The Greek Sagas
  • Introduction to the Greek Sagas
  • 17. The Theban Saga
  • 18. The Mycenaean Saga
  • Additional Reading: Orestes and the Three Electras
  • 19. The Trojan Saga and the Iliad
  • Appendix to Chapter 19: Meleager and the Calydonian Boar Hunt
  • 20. The Returns and the Odyssey
  • 21. Perseus and the Legends of Argos
  • Appendix: Bellerophon and the Chimera
  • 22. Heracles
  • 23. Theseus and the Legends of Attica
  • 24. Jason, Medea, and the Argonauts
  • Additional Reading: Jason and Medea in Euripides
  • pt. THREE. The Nature of Roman Mythology
  • 25. Greek Mythology in the Roman World
  • Additional Reading: Stories from Ovid's Metamorphoses
  • 26. Roman Mythology and Saga
  • Glossary of Mythological Words and Phrases in English
  • The Greek Spelling of Names
  • Indexes
  • A. Index of Authors, Artists, Composers, and Titles
  • B. Glossary/Index of Mythological and Historical Persons, Places, and Subjects.
Subject headings
Mythology, Classical.
ISBN
9780190851644 paperback
0190851643 paperback

Holdings

Library
Columbus - University Library of Columbus
Call Number
BL723 .M67 2019
Location
Stacks
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